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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

New Hampshire: state loses valid ‘right to know’ battle over Planned Parenthood delays

A New Hampshire court ruled Tuesday that the state’s Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to wait for permission from Planned Parenthood before releasing documents the agency was legally required More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Washington State: Tax payer birth control implants begin at age ten, no parental consent needed

Children as young as 10 years old are receiving taxpayer-funded birth control in Washington State, according to public records obtained by Judicial Watch from the agency that provides medical coverage for the poor. JW More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, July 10th, 2015

Oregon passed policy to allow transgender surgery as young as 15, without parental consent

While they can’t vote, buy cigarettes, a policy passed in Oregon would allow 15-year-olds to undergo a sex-reassignment surgery without the knowledge or consent of parents. This measure was passed in January, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 8th, 2014

From battling cancer to coping with phobias – lessons from Ashya King

The recent news story concerning British youngster Ashya King whose parents were imprisoned for taking their seriously ill young son out of hospital demonstrated an incredible level of bravery. Ashya King is a five More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

California bill to end ‘mother and father’ on birth certificates moves forward

A California bill, AB 1951, that allows gay parents to identify as “parent” instead of “mother” or “father” on birth certificates was passed by the state assembly by a vote 51-13. The bill also allows More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Justina Pelletier headed to foster care without medical treatment after new Judge ruling

The Suffolk County judge ruled on Monday that a 15-year-old teen will be put in foster care. “Justina being transferred to foster care with no medical treatment” was the tweet by @BeauBermanFOXCT The teenager More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, December 30th, 2013

Missouri state bill would require both parents to be notified before a minor can have an abortion

A new abortion bill in Missouri is moving forward in the state’s legislation. The bill would require both parents to be notified before a doctor is permitted to perform an abortion on a child.   Image Courtesy: More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Worst moments of 2013: Justina Pelletier taken from parents over alleged ‘medical child abuse’

Possibly the biggest nightmare for parents: the state takes your child away and now you feel increasingly helpless to get her back. The Connecticut teen was referred to Boston’s Children’s Hospital for More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Planned Parenthood vs Montana to perform abortion on minors without parental consent

Planned Parenthood is still challenging Montana’s parental consent and notification laws which were passed on the 2012 ballot. Minors under the age of 16 must have their parents’ notification prior to More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 15th, 2013

Melissa Harris Perry says promo was ‘benign’ and stands by statement and collective’s ability to ‘impinge on individual freedoms’

Melissa Harris-Perry doubled down on Saturday into the weeklong controversy about her MSNBC promo which implied children were property of the community, not the individual families. Harris-Perry became the target More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 8th, 2013

New MSNBC promo features Melissa Harris Perry saying kids don’t belong to parents, but whole communities VIDEO

 Narrating a new MSNBC “Lean Forward” spot, the Tulane professor laments that we in America “haven’t had a very collective notion that these are our children.” “[W]e have to More...

By Judy Aron On Sunday, February 10th, 2013
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NHELD Responds To CT’s Proposed Children’s Mental Health Assessment Bill

National Home Education Legal Defense responded to a proposed piece of legislation in the CT General Assembly introduced by Sen. Toni Nathaniel Harp, 10th Dist. and Rep. Toni E. Walker, 93rd Dist. The bill is Senate More...

By State of the Nation On Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

‘Liberal Fascism’ comes to Provincetown as school apologizes for trying to give condoms to first graders

UPDATE: The superintendent of a Massachusetts school district is apologizing to parents for what she calls a misunderstanding over a sex education policy that as written, would have applied to both high school More...

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